Grandma is in the Flowers

“Well, I wasn’t prepared for that today”, I quietly exclaimed as I turned away from a single white rose and a single white lily, standing in a small etched glass vase, to hastily exit the room. I tried to hold my tears as they welled up in my eyes. I truly thought it would be…

A Girl and Her Lion – Part 2

There it is and gone in a flash.  I missed it.  Every time I watched the neighbor’s dogs playing in the yard.  It slowly grew.  I didn’t even notice.  Something about human nature was at work, the need to make those connections, our hearts crave it.  Was I healing and not even aware of it….

A Girl and Her Lion – Part 1

How is it that we arrive upon these dark moments in life?  When you feel outside of yourself, watching.  My quiet sobs seem to be coming from somewhere else, hot tears burning my face until I can’t even see.  I don’t care, this cannot be real.  I remember thinking over and over.  These dark moments…